PVC frames /
Very robust and easy to maintain, with an individual appearance
Since the emergence of PVC window frames, they have succeeded in displacing timber windows in many places. There are many factors in favour of choosing PVC frames. Window prices are within a very reasonable range and these windows are very durable.
The window frames are made of high-quality PVC that has a significant influence on their durability. PVC windows can also be optimally combined with security measures. Another advantage of this window type is that it can be manufactured in almost any shape and size. PVC window frames are relatively light and are suitable even for large window fronts.
However, the great advantage is that PVC window profiles score better than aluminium or timber frames in terms of insulation values, thereby reducing energy and heating costs. Special foils also allow PVC window frames to be designed in many colours, which means that they blend in perfectly with the house façade. Nevertheless, a PVC window also has its disadvantages. Unlike timber windows, the synthetic material does not improve the living environment. On very light frames, dirt can be deposited very visibly on the PVC, resulting in a less attractive appearance. However, PVC frames are regarded as being extremely easy to look after because they require no special protection and do not require painting or varnishing. The overall summary is as follows:
+ very durable – last for up to 50 years
+ low maintenance
+ very good insulation properties
+ many different shapes are possible
+ frames available in various colours
+ light weight
+ easy to clean
+ low price
+ 100 % recyclable and therefore particularly resource-friendly.
- light frames get dirty easily
- not a natural raw material
Take a look at our PVC windows overview.